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Government launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses build back better

A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government today. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 […]

£1,000 extra funding available to support creative projects in Cornwall

During this challenging time for our creative industries, the Creative Cornwall Calling campaign has been devised to support projects and ideas across all of Cornwall. Cornwall Council is pledging £15,000 match-funding towards some brilliant creative projects. Read the full criteria here.

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£8.4 million investment to develop Goonhilly Earth Station for deep space missions

An £8.4 million (€9.5 million) investment in Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, South West England, will help create the world’s first commercial deep-space communications station, capable of tracking future missions to the Moon and Mars. Under a new project announced today by the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Goonhilly will be […]

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Marine-i event powers into the future

The next Marine-i Discovery Room event will focus on two power systems that will play a vital role in the future of marine vessels: Hybrid Propulsion and Smart Battery Technology. It takes place at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth on Wednesday 21st February. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support […]

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Marine-i makes its first grant award to pioneering company, Triskel Marine

Marine-i, the EU funded programme set up to boost the marine technology sector in Cornwall, has made its first grant award to Cornish marinetech company Triskel Marine. Employing eight people, Triskel Marine is a hi-tech company which recently moved to the Marine Enterprise Zone in Hayle, Cornwall. The company specialises in marine data management, communications […]

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Innovation Grants to Stimulate ‘Agri-tech’ Research and Development in Cornwall

Farmers have historically been early adopters of technology whether it is the move from horses to tractors or the adoption of GPS and other precision farming techniques. The constant drive to improve farm efficiency and profitability is an ever increasing challenge as well as an opportunity. However, with a few notable exceptions, Cornwall and the […]

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UK Space Agency launches second mission to back space entrepreneurs of the future

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the SpaceTech Incubation Initiative who are offering up to six promising space technology businesses the chance to participate in an award-winning entrepreneurs’ programme on behalf of SETsquared, the global no.1 university business incubator. The programme, which will be held at Exeter Science Park from 26-28 February 2018 aims to […]

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Marine-i event will showcase world-class testing facilities at COAST Lab

The unique COAST Lab testing facility at Plymouth University will be the star attraction at Marine-i’s next Discovery Room event, which will be hosted at the university on Thursday 1st February. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support for the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  Its […]

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The OX, Crowdfunder & Cornwall

Today, the OX, the world’s first flatpack vehicle did one of its longest ever drives to date – touring Cornwall. It’s designed to be a low-cost, all-terrain small truck that can be driven on and off-road to help remote communities in the likes of Africa to transport food, water, building supplies and people. The brainchild […]

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Cornwall Brand Ambassador Crowdfunder set to celebrate success

This week, the Cornwall based business, Crowdfunder is hosting its Summer Experience event to celebrate raising over £40 million for projects around the UK. Taking place at Crowdfunder’s beachside Newquay offices, the event will be attended by leaders from global businesses including Virgin, Santander, JC Decaux, Tesco and M&S. Guests will be able to get […]

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£10m project launched to boost Cornwall’s Agritech sector

Open to SMEs looking to or already investing in Cornwall, this is an opportunity to develop and apply new technologies assisted by project partners, research vouchers, grants and graduate placements The first of its kind in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, a new fund has been established as part of a £10m project to […]

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SpaceTech Incubation Programme; Accelerating space in the South West

Are you an innovator, an entrepreneur, a developer or a data scientist? Are you interested in space and technology and have a passion to explore and make a difference? If so, we’d like to hear from you. An increasing amount of industries are now looking to space technology and satellite data to enhance their knowledge […]

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